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tintype

[ tin-tahyp ]
/ ˈtɪnˌtaɪp /
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noun

Photography. ferrotype (def. 2).
not on your tintype, Slang. absolutely not: Ask her again? Not on your tintype!

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Origin of tintype

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; tin + -type
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tintype
/ (ˈtɪnˌtaɪp) /

noun

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